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2019-06-01 and 2016-06-02

St. Richards from above, view across the Forum.

St. Richards, formally known as the Duchy of St. Richards, is the capital, second largest city in the Kingdom of Pretany, and one of the most densely populated cities in Uletha. It is the country's principal political, Religious, and cultural centre, sometimes described as the Heart of Pretany. In 2014, according to the census, St. Richards had 8.3 million inhabitants. The city-state covers an area of 2,128 km² and is one of the three last remaining duchies in Pretany, along with Port Emporia and Raggleneth. St. Richards had been a small Nortian trading post since antiquity, but became a duchy occupying the north bank of the Little Turpis River with its formation during the Second Great Reformation, or the fall of the Inaran Nation and the creation of the Kingdom of Pretany, on 17 September 1373, replacing the former capital of Port Emporia. Since the formation of the St. Richards Papacy, the catholic faith and Franquese language spread throughout the globe partially due to the efforts of the Beglidere dynasty.

The centers of all branches of the federal monarchy of Pretany are located within the duchy, including the Royal Palace, presidential offices, Pretanic Federal Legislature buildings, House of Parliament, and the Royal Court. St. Richards is home to many national monuments, museums, and religious houses which are primarily situated on or around Old St. Richards Forum and Kingdom Square. The city hosts 30 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, non-profit organizations, and professional associations.

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2019-04-21 and 2017-09-24

Front page of the ``Times`` from 1 August 2014
The Times of Khaiwoon (Khaiwoonese: Khaiwoon bap Taims Khaiwoon bap Taims, but most often referred to locally as the Times) is the largest circulating newspaper in the city-state of Khaiwoon and one of top fifty in the world. Its average daily print circulation is approximately 700,000. Although this number continues a steady decline, the paper's online presence, times.kh, has grown to become one of the world's leading news websites. The paper is published by the The Times of Khaiwoon Corporation.


The Times was founded in 1841 by Arthur Hudstone and Everett D. Clotting, two Ingerish businessmen resident in Khaiwoon, who organized the paper primarily as a bulletin for shipping notices and advertisements for the bustling port's growing expatriate community of various nationalities. Published exclusively in the Ingerish language, circulation remained relatively limited for its first fifty years, focused primarily on expatriates but also read by Khaiwoonese merchants who did business with them and moved in the same circles.

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2019-02-10

Original theatrical poster
Radiation is a 1983 Vodean science fiction-drama film from Dominion Films, produced and directed by Keith Hamilton and starring Jacob Barker, Claire Dunn, David Fryer, Kathleen Sutcliffe, and Bill Reid. The film is based on the 1957 novel of the same name by Ray Neville, and postulates the effect of a nuclear war on Vodeo, in particular the city of Saviso, Vodeo's capital and largest city.

Plot: In December 1989, political tensions between the capitalist Alliance and the communist Union are at an all-time high. Fighting in Commonia between the two sides has escalated and the conflict has spread to neighbouring countries, and tensions have risen further after an unexplained "Khaiwoon Incident" earlier in the year. Nations on both sides are preparing for war, however most of the residents of Saviso show little sign of concern, with most focusing on preparations for Christmas.

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2019-01-05

Municipalities of the Jade Coast Metropolitan Area
The Jade Coast Metropolitan Area, also referred to as Greater Tarkenton, is the second-largest metropolitan area in Castine. Located in the far south of the country, the Jade Coast stretches from the United Tegian Republic border north along the coast for approximately 40 kilometers and extends inland for roughly the same distance. Its largest city is Tarkenton with 449000 inhabitants.

The Jade Coast Metropolitan Area experiences a tropical wet and dry climate, although isolated microclimates exist. The southern portion of Castine is the wettest in the nation and the Jade Coast receives an abundance of rainfall during its relatively lengthy wet season, which runs from April through November. The dry season, although short, is very pronounced, and it is not uncommon for most weather stations in the area to record no precipitation at all in January and February. This climate results in a heavily wooded terrain of mixed evergreen and deciduous forest, with the deciduous trees losing their foliage during the dry season. The exception to this are the slopes of the Weeping Peaks and other highlands where evergreen tropical jungle dominates.

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